PictureFX v2.0

I am the developer of a series of scripts ( profiles ) and CLUTS for use in RawTherapee, I named PictureFX. PictureFX CLUTS helps to create personalized and artistic effects. PictureFX Profiles are for sharpening, denoising and other development actions in RawTherapee. Thanks to David Tschumperlé PictureFX CLUTS can also…

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PictureFX, a free HaldCLUT set, style a la NIK Software

For the latest news about PictureFX, click here, or on the PictureFX link above in the Digicrea menu. Update 27 Jul 2016 : The original HaldCLUT film simulation set ( for RawTherapee, Gimp, GMIC,… and just over 400 MB ) is made by Pat David, and can be downloaded here http://blog.patdavid.net/2015/03/film-emulation-in-rawtherapee.html…

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Berlin and Moscow – Optics and Cameras – Part III

In the first two chapters we learned the theory, now let’s bring it into practice. History and choices made by the brands have left a stamp on what’s possible today. If you want to make use of vintage lenses on a DSLR, the best choice is Pentax. Pentax is the…

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Film Simulation in RawTherapee with Hald Clut

Another feature you probably want to add to your Portable RawTherapee ( or the normal version if you wish to ) is Film Simulation. To do this in RawTherapee, you need to download Hald CLUT For an explanation about Hald CLUT, scroll down and visit one of the links mentioned…

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The Classic Camera Project – How to buy a good classic camera

Who still buys old analog cameras ? Photography students, Lomographers, a few die hard real film lovers, and not to forget : camera collectors. These last one are a completely different buyers group, as for a collector other factors are important, like its state. A real user needs a camera…

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DIY Portable RawTherapee In Depth

A brand new “workshop” article,  about making your own portable RawTherapee. Creating RawTherapee Portable in depth. Better explained, solutions for occurring problems, workarounds for issues. Downloadable tools, and more to come later …

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Classic Camera Project – Minolta AL-F

  A few weeks ago I bought a good looking Minolta AL-F at a flea market. At first sight, everything was still working, the shutter is of the type Seikosha, so no problems with translucent or malfunctioning curtains . Back home I established the batteries had leaked. Cleaning the battery…

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